FOR SALE / TO LET: Potential Development Land off W Bars, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1AA

OVERVIEW

Key points;

  • Land extending to 0.81 acres / 0.33 hectares suitable for a variety of uses Subject to Planning consent
  • Prominent position on the A619 (Markham Road), a main arterial route through Chesterfield Town Centre
  • Within close proximity to major occupiers including; Lidl, Matalan, Mecca Bingo, KFC, Wickes and Dunelm
  • Excellent easy access to M1 Junction 29 via A615
  • Benefits from vacant possession

Offer Overview

The site is being offered on an ‘All Enquiries’ basis, which means consideration would be given to;

  • Short-term leasehold offer
  • Long-term leasehold offers
  • Ground lease offers
  • Freehold offer

All of the above would need to be for the acquisition of the entirety of the site and consideration would not be given to disposal of part. The site extends to 0.81 acres / 0.33 hectares in size with the majority hard standing with area overgrown with grass and shrubbery throughout. The site would be subject to necessary consents and has excellent prospects for a range of employment uses.

The Site

The property comprises of a vacant former multi-storey car park site, which extends to approximately 0.81 acres / 0.33 hectares in size. The site has been fenced and appears flat with a small amount of shrubbery.

The site provides an access and egress point off West Bars to the north and Markham Road A619 to the south of the site respectively. Currently the entrance off West Bars provides a slip road style access point down to a personnel gate that has been installed. Similarly, to the south of the site there is a slip road style egress road up to the fenceline that is currently in place.

The site could be suitable for a variety of uses subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Planning

The site was historically used as a multi-storey AGD Car Park which was demolished in line with an application that was made in May 2015.

The current Chesterfield Town Centre Masterplan sets out what is possible for the site and the document explains that the site could be suitable for commercial office, retail/leisure and or mixed use residential development.

The Council is currently preparing a new local plan which will emerge in March 2019. The map contained within the consultation draft of the Local Plan indicates that the site is located within the ‘Place Shaping’ area of Chesterfield Town Centre. In addition to this, emerging policy PS1 suggests that a wholly commercial and/or retail use at ground floor with residential above would be possible.

Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with Chesterfield Borough Council to ascertain if the specific usage is suitable for the site.

The property is located to the south of West Bars Road. To the west and east of the property there are varying commercial uses such as Ravenside Retail Park, trade counter units, supermarket, offices and a number of other retail uses.

Situated approximately 24 miles north of Derby and 11 miles south of Sheffield, the site is located in the market town of Chesterfield and within the borough of Derbyshire. The site is located just outside the city core between West Bars and Markham Road A619, with a prime frontage onto a busy roundabout. The A619 is within close proximity to Chesterfield town centre and joins onto the A617 to the east, providing easy access to junction 29 off the M1 lying 5.7 miles to the east.

Chesterfield train station is located 1.2 miles to the northeast and East Midlands Airport is 35 miles to the south accessed via the M1 motorway.

The positives to the sites are as follows:

  • Prominent road frontage
  • Opposite busy parade of retail units
  • Prime pitch location on the roundabout and amongst several national occupiers
  • Just outside of city core
  • Located on main road
  • Easy access to M1 Junction 29
  • Brownfield site
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Location

Chesterfield is a market town and borough in Derbyshire. It lies 24 miles north of Derby and 11 miles south of Sheffield. Chesterfield is the second largest town in the county of Derbyshire, after the city of Derby. The site is located just outside the city core between W Bars and Markham Road A619, with a prime frontage onto a busy roundabout. The A619 is within close proximity to Chesterfield town centre and joins onto the A617 to the east, providing easy access to junction 29 of the M1 lying 5.7 miles to the east.

W Bars road (north of the site) is predominately retail units with residential above, to the west and east are varying commercial uses such as Ravenside Retail Park, Trade counters, supermarkets and offices. The Holme Brook is located to the south of the site with Queens Park located just beyond.

The surrounding area has a number of national occupiers such as Wickes, Travis Perkins Trading Co, Royal Mail, Carpetright Chesterfield, Lidl, Just Tyres, Majestic Wine, Matalan, KFC, Pets at Home and Currys PC World. This makes the site an attractive prospect to occupiers as it is located in a prime location with an open frontage onto a busy roundabout which offers exposure and accessibility to the site with access off the A619 and W Bars Road.

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